Eileen Charbonneau

The Watermelon Boys

By Ruqaya Izzidien - Published 2018



This extraordinary debut novel travels from 1915 to 1920 as World War I rages not only in Europe but also in the Middle East. On ...Read Review

Three Sides Water

By Peter Donahue - Published 2018



Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula is what the short novels in the collection Three Sides Water have in common. It travels from a 1925...Read Review

The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War

By Andrew Delbanco - Published 2018



Scholar Andrew Delbanco argues convincingly that slavery is the basis of America being divided since its founding.  (“Slavery was in the understanding that ...Read Review

Girl with a Gun

By Kari Bovée - Published 2018



The first of Bovée’s new mystery series features 15-year-old Annie Oakley as its sleuth. We find Annie at the beginning of ...Read Review

Into the Darkness

By Kate Williams - Published 2018


The third volume of the Storms of War trilogy is set in the1920s through the brink of World War II in both ...Read Review

Button Man

By Andrew Gross - Published 2018



The garment industry of the 1920s and 1930s in New York City is the setting for this suspenseful family story of three brothers ...Read Review

No Forgotten Fronts: From Classrooms to Combat

By Lisa K. Shapiro - Published 2018



As World War II began, Lauren Post, an accessible, dynamic, rope-trick-twirling geography professor at San Diego State University, did a simple thing: he ...Read Review

The Unlikely Master Genius

By Carla Kelly - Published 2018


It’s always time to rejoice when a new Regency-set series debuts from the imagination of Carla Kelly. This time, we have Mr. ...Read Review

Thoreau’s Wound

By Danny Kuhn - Published 2017



Laconic Irishman Finbar Laverty is the unlikely hero of this rollicking, picturesque novel set in Ireland, London and New England from the Tithe ...Read Review

The Sound of Freedom

By Kathy Kacer - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

Young Anna lives a carefree life in 1930s Krakow, Poland, enjoying bakery treats with her friend Renata after school. The girls are a ...Read Review

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